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Synonyms for ensue

Synonyms for ensue

to occur as a consequence

to occur after in time

Synonyms for ensue

issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.)

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Here they arrived undiscovered, and a battle ensued, which lasted until ten o'clock, A.
Ashton, with twenty-five men, pursued, and overtook the savages, and a smart fight ensued, which lasted two hours; but they being superior in number, obliged Captain Ashton's party to retreat, with the loss of eight killed, and four mortally wounded; their brave commander himself being numbered among the dead.
A competition immediately ensued between the two companies for the trade with the mountain tribes and the trapping of the head-waters of the Columbia and the other great tributaries of the Pacific.
A perfect silence ensued, disturbed only by the distant cries of the joyous guests, from the groves whence they beheld the fireworks.
The reader will bear these instructions in mind, as events will prove their wisdom and importance, and the disasters which ensued in consequence of the neglect of them.
These arrangements being all made simultaneously, or nearly so, were completed by the time it got dark; and then the streets were comparatively clear, and were guarded at all the great corners and chief avenues by the troops: while parties of the officers rode up and down in all directions, ordering chance stragglers home, and admonishing the residents to keep within their houses, and, if any firing ensued, not to approach the windows.
It seemed, from a short whispering which presently ensued between them and the vintner relative to the best way of escape, that they had entered by the back-door, with the connivance of John Grueby, who watched outside with the key in his pocket, and whom they had taken into their confidence.
To describe the confusion that ensued would be impossible.
The umpires were stationed behind the wickets; the scorers were prepared to notch the runs; a breathless silence ensued.
Amidst the general hum of mirth and conversation that ensued, there was a little man with a puffy Say-nothing-to-me,-or-I'll- contradict-you sort of countenance, who remained very quiet; occasionally looking round him when the conversation slackened, as if he contemplated putting in something very weighty; and now and then bursting into a short cough of inexpressible grandeur.
During the meeting, they discussed issues related to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and the ensued problems.
Quite a noise must have ensued, perhaps from the horse on falling but certainly cries of horror from those close eye witnesses, yet where are the majority of the people in the photograph looking?
Earlier on Tuesday, an hour-long gunbattle ensued between local police forces and fighters after fighters attacked a police checkpoint in the province's Zhari district.
Little is written about the events that ensued after Custer's last stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn, and its effect on the Native Sioux and the US Army's eventual sucess.
The perception is that justice was not done and the wrong result has ensued.